AUTHOR | MARK TWAIN



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Mark Twain | Writer, lecturer



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Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), better known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. He wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876) and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), the latter often called 'The Great American Novel'.
Twain was raised in Hannibal, Missouri, which later provided the setting for Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer. After an apprenticeship with a printer, Twain worked as a typesetter and contributed articles to the newspaper of his older brother, Orion Clemens. He later became a riverboat pilot on the Mississippi River before heading west to join Orion in Nevada. He referred humorously to his singular lack of success at mining, turning to journalism for the Virginia City Territorial Enterprise. In 1865, his humorous story, 'The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County', was published, based on a story he heard at Angels Hotel in Angels Camp, California, where he had spent some time as a min


Born: 1835-11-30

Born in: Florida, Missouri, U.S.

Died: 1910-04-21







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In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way t...

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O homem que não lê não tem nenhuma vantagem sobre o ...

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God created war so that Americans would learn geogra...

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In the first place God made idiots. This was for pra...

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The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A m...

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The dream vocabulary shaves meanings finer and close...

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To believe yourself brave is to be brave; it is the ...

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There are those who scoff at the schoolboy, calling ...

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Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fi...

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If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember an...

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So I learned then, that gold in it's native state is...

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Behold, the fool saith, 'Put not all thine eggs in t...

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Be good and you will be lonesome

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A lie can travel half way around the world while the...

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Now and then we had a hope that if we lived and were...

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To get the right word in the right place is a rare a...

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The fact that man knows right from wrong proves his ...

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The test of any good fiction is that you should care...

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A proof once established is better left so.

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I haven't any right to criticize books, and I don't ...

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